Compare 2021 BMW X3 vs 2021 Volvo XC60

2021 BMW X3
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M40i Sports Activity Vehicle
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X3 M40i Sports Activity Vehicle 21 27 $53,140 $56,600
X3 sDrive30i Sports Activity Vehicle 25 29 $40,490 $43,000
X3 xDrive30e Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $46,630 $49,600
X3 xDrive30i Sports Activity Vehicle 23 29 $42,350 $45,000
X3 M Sports Activity Vehicle 14 19 $65,505 $69,900
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Recharge T8 eAWD PHEV Inscription
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC60 Recharge T8 eAWD PHEV Inscription N/A N/A $57,340 $61,000
XC60 Recharge T8 eAWD PHEV Inscription Expression N/A N/A $50,290 $53,500
XC60 Recharge T8 eAWD PHEV Polestar N/A N/A $65,330 $69,500
XC60 Recharge T8 eAWD PHEV R-Design N/A N/A $56,071 $59,650
XC60 T5 AWD Inscription 21 28 $48,410 $51,500
XC60 T5 AWD Momentum 21 28 $41,360 $44,000
XC60 T5 AWD R-Design 21 28 $47,141 $50,150
XC60 T5 FWD Inscription 22 29 $46,248 $49,200
XC60 T5 FWD Momentum 22 29 $39,198 $41,700
XC60 T5 FWD R-Design 22 29 $44,979 $47,850
XC60 T6 AWD Inscription 20 27 $51,700 $55,000
XC60 T6 AWD Momentum 20 27 $44,650 $47,500
XC60 T6 AWD R-Design 20 27 $50,431 $53,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$53,140
$57,340
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$56,600
$61,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$943 / month
$1017 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
7.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 BMW X3 is a do-all small crossover loaded with luxury, technology, and usability, with a dash of sporty personality. The 2021 Volvo XC60 drops the luxury-car attitude and delivers all the luxury-car feels.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg Coming Soon
Highway
27 mpg Coming Soon
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.4 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 38
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56 56.3
Front Head Room (in)
40 38
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 58.2
Second Leg Room (in)
36.4 38
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 41.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- 55.4
Front Hip Room (in)
- 56.4
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.7 74.9
Track Width, Front (in)
63.2 64.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.2 8.5
Length, Overall (in)
186.1 184.6
Height, Overall (in)
66 65.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.6 65.1
Wheelbase (in)
112.8 112.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
62.7 63.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
28.7 17.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
28.7 17.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 41.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 37.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 30.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 68.7
Brakes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.7 13.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.5 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.7 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7 37.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/50HR19 P235/55HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/50HR19 P235/55HR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4317 4698
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 19 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 19 X 7.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
365 @ 1520 472
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 2.0 L/120
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
382 @ 5800 400 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 Turbo/Supercharger Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 NA
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- 57
Battery Range (mi)
- 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.38 3.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 1.95
Trans Type
8 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 0.67
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 4.01
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.20 3.03
Trans Order Code
2TB NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.81
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.00 5.25
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW X3 Volvo XC60
Body Style
Sports Activity Vehicle Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 NA
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 180
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
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2021 BMW X3
  • 2021 BMW X3 available
  • Lease: From $449 for 36 months
  • Rebate: $1,000 college graduate
  • Finance: 1.9% APR for 60 months
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2021 Volvo XC60
  • 2021 XC60 selection looks good
  • Lease: From $415 for 36 months
  • Rebates: Up to $3,750 off
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR for 60 months + up to $2,000 bonus
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